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The Blend Wall: More Ethanol in Your Tank?

Dec. 10, 2009 / Posted by: CDAngelo / Categories: Blog

The Blend Wall is the amount of ethanol that is allowed to be blended into a gallon of gasoline. Currently, this is limited to 10% of a gallon of fuel. The reason for this limit is because EPA must certify the safety of fuels in order to be legall...

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Biodiesel Subsidies Up for Renewal

Dec. 10, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Biodiesel currently received a $1.00 per gallon subsidy when blended into diesel fuel. This subsidy is through a tax credit, which is to expire at the end of 2009. This credit is given irrespective of the impact that this fuel is having on the env...

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Copenhagen Day 4: Thursday, December 10

Dec. 10, 2009 / Posted by: AKitlas / Categories: Blog

Day 4: Thursday, December 10 Today, President Obama accepted his Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo Norway. And the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance has responded with a powerful letter addressed to President Obama. They write:

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Copenhagen Day 2: Tuesday, December 8

Dec. 8, 2009 / Posted by: AKitlas / Categories: Blog

Day 2: Tuesday, December 8 Take Action: Tell lead U.S. climate negotiator Jonathan Pershing to stop the back-room dealing in Copenhagen. Sign the petition and our team in Copenhagen will personally deliver all of your names to Mr. Pershing. BREAKI...

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Copenhagen Video Blog

Dec. 8, 2009 / Posted by: KTrout / Categories: Blog

Our team in Copenhagen is creating video updates to give you a first-hand peak at what's happening at the climate negotiations. Check out www.foe.org/copenhagen for more updates and ways to take action!

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Copenhagen Climate Summit Opens: What's at Stake?

Dec. 7, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

By Nick Berning (cross-posted from Open Left) Hi from Copenhagen, where a crucial round of negotiations aimed at yielding a solution to global climate change began this morning. I’m here with three -- soon to be five -- colleagues from Frien...

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